Encouraging Your Child to Eat

Getting your child to eat is a special kind of challenge, because despite the fact that a healthy diet is so important to their development, ultimately the choice is theirs to make. As parents, we try our best to get our kids to eat healthy foods, but we usually reach a point where we would rather give them something they’ll … Read More

What to do When Your Child Won’t Eat

There aren’t many parenting challenges that cause more concern, conflict, and sheer frustration than a child who won’t eat. Attempts to balance your youngster’s need for proper nutrition with their finicky tastes can drive you to the brink of insanity. Take heart! Today’s video has some straightforward, effective tips to help end the battle at the dinner table. Also, if … Read More

Developing a Good Relationship With Food

We all recognize the importance of a healthy diet, especially when it comes to our little ones. But convincing them to eat foods that are good for them is often a struggle, and when dinnertime becomes a nightly battle, it can often cause your child to develop a negative association with food. In today’s video, I’ll give you some tips … Read More

Weaning Your Baby Off of Bottles

As any parent will attest to, babies love their bottles, and getting them to give it up can result in a frustrating battle of wills. In today’s video, I have some tips to help you plan your strategy, decide on the right time to start, and minimize the protest and tears while you move your little one off of bottles. … Read More

Getting Your Child to Try New Foods

Encouraging your little one to experiment with new foods can be a bit of a trial. Mainly because, in the end, it’s up to the child whether or not they want to eat any particular item placed in front of them, and also because they have no appreciation for their dietary needs. So how can you introduce new foods to … Read More

How to Get Your Toddler Off of Bottles

Toddlers don’t give up their favorite things easily, and if they’re used to drinking milk from a bottle, you might be in for a bit of a battle when you try to take it away. In today’s video, I’ve got some tips to help you understand why your little one is so reluctant to move on from bottles, and strategies … Read More

How to Deal With Your Child Throwing Food

Unless you’re exceptionally lucky, your toddler is inevitably going to play with their food. That often includes picking it up, dumping it over their heads, or throwing it on the floor. It’s an irritating habit that any parent would like to avoid, but this might be one of those scenarios where your best bet is to do nothing at all. … Read More

Moving Your Baby Off of Bottles

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about how to get kids to try new foods, and the most common response I got was, “My baby refuses to give up his bottle!” This is a very common issue with toddlers and it can be a hard habit to break. Today, I’m discussing strategies for getting your little one to give … Read More

How Can I Get my Child to Eat?

Battling with your child over what and when they eat can be a frustrating ordeal. Trying to balance proper nutrition with food they’ll actually eat is a challenge for many parents. Today, I’ve got some tips to help you get your child to eat right without developing a negative attitude towards food. I created The Food Sense Program to help … Read More

How to Teach Your Child Table Manners

For many families these days, meals represent some of the only quality family time we can count on. Teaching your kids proper etiquette at the table can make the difference between a blissful hour of family togetherness, and an all-out prizefight. With that in mind, here are a few hints for ensuring your family meals provide you with opportunities to … Read More